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Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

My Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole is the perfect way to treat your family and friends!

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

You are in for a breakfast treat with my breakfast casserole!

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you fun new ways to make simple Mexican style recipes that the entire family will enjoy. This overnight breakfast casserole is perfect for weekends, brunch parties or any day of the week.

Hope you enjoy!

How To Prepare a Breakfast Casserole

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Place your cubed bread into your baking dish.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Top with your cooked sausage.


Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Add the chopped green chilies. Make sure they are even over top.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Top with shredded cheddar cheese.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

To prepare the egg mixture, place 8 eggs and season with salt, pepper and smoked paprika.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Whisk in 2 teaspoons of Old El Paso Taco Seasoning and your milk.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Slowly pour egg mixture over top of bread and cheese layers.

Bake Breakfast Casserole

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Top with chopped green onions. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until set.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Remove from oven and garnish with chopped cilantro and cherry tomato halves.

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

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Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: breakfast, breakfast casserole, brunch, casserole, eggs
Servings: 12
Author: Jenny
  • 8 cups cubed crusty loaf
  • 1 pound ground sausage cooked and crumbled
  • 4 ounce can Old El Paso diced green chilies
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Layer cubed bread, cooked sausage, diced green chilies, shredded cheese and chopped green onion into prepared baking dish.
  3. Place eggs, milk, taco seasoning, salt, pepper and smoked paprika into a medium mixing bowl. Whisk to combine and pour over bread mixture. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight or at least 3 hours.
  4. When ready, remove dish from oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake dish for 45-55 minutes, until set. Before serving, top with cilantro and cherry tomatoes. Cut into squares.

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  1. 1

    I need to serve this up for the family this weekend! Yum!

  2. 2

    Love this – easy Mexican casseroles! Yassss!

  3. 3

    This is so smart and creative!!

  4. 4

    We are totally going to try this!

  5. 5

    What a great idea! So great to wake up to this for breakfast

  6. 6
    JulieD says:

    What a great idea…Mexican for breakfast is genius!!

  7. 7

    Now this is how you do breakfast!

  8. 8

    This looks AMAZING. Mexican for breakfast is the best!

  9. 9
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    LOVE the thought of just popping this in the oven in the morning with no extra work!

  10. 10
    Kim Beaulieu says:

    These are the perfect way to start any day!

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